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The Resource The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Title
The Pluto files
Title remainder
the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Title variation
Pluto files
Title variation remainder
the rise and fall of Americas favorite planet
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of the controversy surrounding Pluto and its planet status from a renowned astrophysicist at the heart of the controversy
Summary
Pluto was dismissed as one of the nine planets by the International Astronomical Union in August 2006. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, who was involved in the first exposition to dismiss Pluto, investigates planet classification history, and the American fascination of this planet
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Writing style
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291777
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
523.49/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB701
LC item number
.T97 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Target audience
adult
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the rise and fall of America's favorite planet
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008040436.html
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-182) and index
Contents
Pluto in culture -- Pluto in history -- Pluto in science -- Pluto's fall from grace -- Pluto divides the nation -- Pluto's judgment day -- Pluto the dwarf planet -- Pluto in the elementary school classroom -- Plutologue -- Appendix A: Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B: "Planet X" (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C: "I'm your moon" (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D: "Pluto's not a planet anymore" (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E: Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F: Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G: New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H: California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status
Control code
5037298
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 194 p.
Isbn
9780393065206
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008040436
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn154706867
  • (OCoLC)154706867
Label
The Pluto files : the rise and fall of America's favorite planet, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0828/2008040436.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-182) and index
Contents
Pluto in culture -- Pluto in history -- Pluto in science -- Pluto's fall from grace -- Pluto divides the nation -- Pluto's judgment day -- Pluto the dwarf planet -- Pluto in the elementary school classroom -- Plutologue -- Appendix A: Pluto data (2008) -- Appendix B: "Planet X" (complete lyrics by Christine Lavin) -- Appendix C: "I'm your moon" (complete lyrics by Jonathan Coulton) -- Appendix D: "Pluto's not a planet anymore" (complete lyrics by Jeff Mondak and Alex Stangl) -- Appendix E: Official media response from the author regarding the Rose Center's exhibit treatment of Pluto -- Appendix F: Resolution of the International Astronomical Union on the definition of a planet -- Appendix G: New Mexico Legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status -- Appendix H: California legislation relative to Pluto's planetary status
Control code
5037298
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 194 p.
Isbn
9780393065206
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008040436
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn154706867
  • (OCoLC)154706867

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